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Review: could Vitamin d cause Spinal stenosis?





Summary: Spinal stenosis is reported only by a few people who take Vitamin d.

We study 2,214 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Spinal stenosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Spinal stenosis and more.

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Vitamin d

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 4,023 users)

Spinal stenosis

Spinal stenosis (narrowing of spinal column) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Spinal stenosis 434 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 2,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 4 people (0.18%) have Spinal Stenosis.

Trend of Spinal stenosis in Vitamin d reports

Time on Vitamin d when people have Spinal stenosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Spinal stenosis0.00%50.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Spinal stenosis when taking Vitamin d * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Spinal stenosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%

Severity of Spinal stenosis when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Spinal stenosis0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Spinal stenosis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Spinal stenosis0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood pressure (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Osteoporosis (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. High blood cholesterol (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Glaucoma (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Hydrochlorothiazide (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Toprol-xl (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Benicar (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Synthroid (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Azopt (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Why would i get copd since i never smoked?
    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, PBC, AIH, Asthma, and takes Vitamin D, Calcium Carbonate, Anturol, Morphine Sulfate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Pyridium, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Azathioprine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Combivent)
    I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life. My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.
  • Can emphysema be diagnosed by chest xray only?
    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Emphysema, and takes Vitamin D)
    Just wonder, in 2013 chest xray showed enlarged lungs. 2014 chest xray showed emphysema per Doctor. Advised to quit smoking. Any further tests required to confirm or xray enough?
  • Effect of zoloft and vitamin d on seborrheic keratoses
    (Asked by a 85 year old man who has Depression, Seborrheic Keratosis, and takes Vitamin D, Zoloft)
    Has anyone noted a change in their seborrheic keratoses after taking Zoloft? Any changes after taking Vitamin D either 5000 IU daily or 50000 IU weekly
  • Does anyone else have trouble getting to sleep since beginning to take brilinta?
    (Asked by a 76 year old woman who has Initial Insomnia, and takes Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, CoQ10, Aspirin, Brilinta, Omeprazole, Pravastatin Sodium, Tekturna)
    Am trying to figure out just why, since stent insertion, I have developed insomnia which keeps me from getting to sleep at night. Brilinta is the only new drug I am taking.I am very sleepy, falling asleep in my chair while watching TV, but wide awake when I go to bed and staying awake until two or t ...
  • Has anyone been prescribed methotrexate for granuloma annulare?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, Granuloma Annulare, and takes Topamax, Calcium , Vitamin D, Zetia, Effexor Xr, Levoxyl)
    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Met ...

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